Rainbow Dust Colour welcomes new managing director

first_imgReal Good Food has appointed a new managing director for its Rainbow Dust Colour business. David Grieve starts at the specialist supplier of cake decorating products company this month and has more than 25 years’ experience in sugarcraft, bakery and cake decoration markets.He was previously a marketing manager at BFP Wholesale and has held a number of sales and marketing roles within Renshaw. most recently as its head of sugarcraft sales channel.Pieter Totté, chairman, said: “We are lucky to have someone within our business with the experience and knowledge that David has of this market sector and I am sure he can use this to drive forward the Rainbow Dust Colours business.”Grieve addded “I am delighted to be given this opportunity. I believe that there are big opportunities for Rainbow Dust Colours and Renshaw to work together and bring a powerful offering to the sugarcraft sector.”Real Good Food is a diversified food business with retail, manufacturing, wholesale, foodservice and export businesses. It last month sold its sugar distribution business Napier Brown for £34m to Tereos, the world’s fifth-largest sugar group.It acquired Rainbow Dust Colour in January this year for £4m.last_img read more

Paul UK seeks franchise partners for expansion

first_imgSource: Paul UKPaul UK is eyeing national expansion by seeking out ‘like-minded’ franchise partners.Partners can choose between three store models – Café, Express and Kiosk – for service stations and transport hubs, town and city centres or suburban villages.The operation, which has a BRC accredited bakery production site, will offer a national supply chain, economies of scale and a flexible retail format to fit any location, the business said.Franchisees will be fully supported throughout the entire set-up process, it added, from training courses and help with recruitment, to marketing and PR.The models include:Café – suitable for breakfast, lunch or coffee, the 1,500 sq ft site would be situated in busy footfall locations in towns or shopping centresExpress – comprising coffee and grab & go products, it is positioned to fit in travel hubs and high footfall areas where quick service is essential. The 500-800 sq ft site features self-service, a small eat-in space and yellow brandingKiosk – offers a 500 sq ft ancillary unit to a main café unit. It will be situated in high footfall areas such as train stations, travel hubs and shopping malls. These can be designed to look like more permanent fixtures, pop-up venues or grab & go concepts, it added.“As we enter the franchise market, we will be looking for like-minded, experienced investors and operators who are just as passionate about baking and quality as we are,” said Mark Hilton, CEO of Paul UK.Franchise partners are encouraged to e-mail Paul UK with any queries, it added.“Whilst we continue to grow the brand in London, we have also identified numerous national opportunities outside of the capital, which will be enabled predominantly, although not exclusively, by working with franchise partners. We are currently determining priority cities, but if approached by the right investors outside of these areas, we are open to having dialogue with them.”last_img read more

Alvarado has 19 points as Georgia Tech tops Clemson, 68-59

first_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditWhatsappATLANTA (AP) — Jose Alvarado played through an arm injury to score 19 points and Georgia Tech overcame Aamir Simms’ 23 points to beat Clemson 68-59 on Tuesday night. Alvarado played most of the game with a wrap on his left arm after appearing to fall on the arm late in the first half. Alvarado helped the Yellow Jackets stretch their lead to double figures for the first time. Georgia Tech led only 49-46 before back-to-back baskets by the junior guard, including a 3-pointer. Bubba Parham’s layup with 6:33 remaining extended the lead to 10 points at 56-46. Alvarado was escorted to the locker room and returned to action in the final minute of the half with a wrap on the arm.After scoring a career-high 33 points with 10 rebounds in Saturday’s 79-72 loss at Syracuse, Georgia Tech’s Moses Wright had 10 points — all in the second half. He missed each of his five shots before halftime but sank a jumper to open the second half.BIG PICTUREClemson: The Tigers were hurt by their lack of scoring balance. They leaned heavily on Simms for their scoring, especially in the first half when the junior had 16 of the team’s 29 points. He made 7 of 10 shots from the field in the half while his teammates combined to make only 6 of 17. The Tigers, one of the ACC’s most active 3-point shooting teams, couldn’t find their long-range touch. Clemson made only 2 of 20 3-pointers.Georgia Tech: The Yellow Jackets kept both of their biggest starters active for the full game for a change. Senior forward James Banks III was called for only two fouls, ending his streak of fouling out in four straight games. Overall, Banks has fouled out of seven games and has finished with four fouls in 10 games this season. The two front-line starters helped Georgia Tech claim a 35-31 advantage in rebounds. UP NEXTClemson returns home to play Florida State on Saturday.Georgia Tech continues its three-game homestand when it plays Miami on Saturday night. The Yellow Jackets’ only remaining road game is at Clemson on March 6 to close the regular season.___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25,The Latest: Justin Thomas takes early lead at US Open February 25, 2020 Georgia Tech (14-14, 8-9 Atlantic Coast Conference) earned its fifth straight home win. Michael Devoe had 14 points and eight assists.Clemson (14-13, 8-9) had its three-game winning streak snapped. Simms finished two points away from matching his career high of 25 against Duke on Jan. 14.Georgia Tech stretched its lead to 13 points at 61-48. Clemson cut the lead to 66-59 on Hunter Tyson’s basket with 1:11 remaining. Following a missed 3-pointer by Simms, the Yellow Jackets worked on the clock before Alvarado’s jumper provided the final margin.The Tigers led 25-20 before suffering a drought of eight consecutive missed shots from the field. The Yellow Jackets seized the opportunity by taking the lead with a 14-2 run, including nine consecutive points, for a 34-27 lead. Simms finally ended the Tigers’ field-goal drought with only 4 seconds remaining in the half.Alvarado fell to the floor, grabbing his left arm in obvious pain, following a collision under the basket late in the first half. He returned to his feet while action continued on the other end of the court and then caught a pass a made a 3-pointer before again grabbing his arm and leaving the game with 5:19 remaining in the half. Associated Press Alvarado has 19 points as Georgia Tech tops Clemson, 68-59last_img read more

Patrick Mahomes reveals what Tom Brady told him after AFC championship game

first_imgTom Brady and Patrick Mahomes shared a special moment together after the Patriots topped the Chiefs 37-31 in overtime in the AFC championship game last weekend. Brady, who has won five Super Bowls and three regular-season MVPs over his 19-year career, approached the Kansas City locker room following the game Sunday and asked a security guard if he could visit with Mahomes, according to ESPN. The two then went into a private room, but it wasn’t immediately clear what was discussed.  “It was such a great game with so many emotions where it was going back and forth at the end,” Mahomes said. “He just came up to me and was kind of giving me, saying, ‘Good game,’ and everything like that.“I mean, he was in my place. He was young. He got to win the Super Bowl in his first year with you [Bruschi] and everybody and so he understands that, I mean, time, it flies by and make sure to put in the work. And I think he saw that I’ve put in the work to be in those situations.” NFL playoffs: Tom Brady reportedly meets with Patrick Mahomes after Patriots’ win over Chiefs Mahomes shared details of that conversation during an appearance on ESPN’s “NFL Live” at the Pro Bowl in Orlando, Fla.When asked by Tedi Bruschi, a former Patriots linebacker, if what the veteran quarterback told the first-year starter was encouragement or just a chance to catch up, Mahomes said “it was a little bit of both.” Related News Mahomes climbed to the top of the NFL ranks quickly this season, leading the Chiefs to a 12-4 record. He completed 66 percent of his passes for 5,097 yards with 50 touchdowns and 12 interceptions.last_img read more